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Nov 6, 2012 7:00pm PST
been in chicago all day. mitt romney want to boston this morning to cast his vote before flying out for more campaigning. we have team coverage on the two candidates. we go to the president supporters in chicago. we begin though, with rita williams with romney supporters in boston. [cheers and applause] >> well, mitt romney senior strategist took to the stage to ref up the crowd. no real news but you can see the crowd here is beginning to grow. meanwhile, i am told that mitt romney is across the street in a hotel room with his wife, ann, his five sons, 16 of his 18 grandchildren. but right before he went in there he had one last thing to say about this long campaign. >> i am very pleased. i feel like we put it all on the field. left nothing in the locker room. we fought to the very end and i think that is why we will be successful. >> no would of, could of, should of. the governor seamingly satisfied with the campaign he has run. [cheers and applause] as for the supporters some are downstairs below me right now watching returns on big screen tvs cheering, of course, when returns fr
KICU
Oct 31, 2012 7:00pm PDT
with mitt romney's newest campaign ad. >>> the rain continues to pick up across the bay area. the track of the showers in the next few hours. the thunderstorm and shower chance as we head to thursday and the one temperature change you can't expect in the upcoming weekend. with over 200 varieties, keurig makes brewing a delicious cup of coffee simple. how does it brew such great coffee? well... inside the brewer are these green fields of coffee, and if you travel up this mountain, there's this huge coffee grinder. and then the coffee lands in this cup and water rushes through. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. >>> two key airports serving the new york area are big -- back open today. la guard ya still closeed. >>> in the meantime red cross volunteers across the area heading the storm zone. the disaster is also filling up blood do nation center. >> reporter: red cross volunteer hopped on a plane and flew to new york. >> it can be traumatic. >> the licensed psychologist party of a mental health team that's been deployed. she's most worried about the pe
KICU
Nov 5, 2012 11:30pm PST
williams on romney's last effort to unseat president obama. >> reporter: julie, it's already after 1:00 in the morning. a very cold election day here in boston. we were just kicked out of the convention center. as you might be able to see behind me, an overnight security sweep is just starting inside. >> i need your vote. i need your help. walk with me. walk together. tomorrow we begin a new tomorrow. >> reporter: mitt romney finished about an hour ago in new hampshire what was to be his final campaign event. after hunting for votes in three other swing states today. but late today he added two rare election day appearances. back again to pennsylvania and ohio. ♪ [ music ] >> we're going to finish strong and bring home a victory. >> reporter: elaine got her phd at cal and has worked in democratic administrations, now teaches at harvard, where romney got his mba and law degree. she says the race is a toss up. >> i do think it's tight. i think the media is being overly cautious, because i think it's an impossible race to call. >> reporter: not impossible to call here in heavily democ
KICU
Nov 7, 2012 11:30pm PST
, mitt romney's last minute decision after losing the election. plus, a tax hike, statewide. the refund some students will get as a result. and at 10:45 the vote yesterday that could set thousands of inmates free. >>> striking workers at raleys, and knob hill supermarkets rallied for support. they've been on the picket line for four days. workers rallied at this nob hill store in alameda. the workers are against proposed cuts to their health benefits, and also the elimination of people pay on sundays. one worker said he's been with the company for 23 years. >> i believe in this company, and i still believe in it. >> reporter: raley's issued a statement saying in part, it is clearly understand that our company must reduce our operating costs so we may become more competitive against non-union competition. >>> caltran passengers on the peninsula faced delays this evening after a commuter train slammed into a car. it happened at pennsylvania avenue, and maple street about 6:00 tonight. caltrain tells us, the driver of that car accidently turned on the tracks and the car became stuck. a wom
KICU
Nov 2, 2012 7:00pm PDT
either way it depends on who you ask. >> reporter: president barack obama and mitt romney see one number in two very different ways. just litch -- listen to supporters chapters. >> four more years,. >> four more days. >> so, monthly unemployment numbers take on different interpretations especially when they are released on the friday before a presidential election. president barack obama and his runningmate focused on 171,000 new jobs add to the economy. >> this morning we learned companies hired more workers in october than any time in the last eight months. >> created 5.4 new private sector jobs. >> reporter: for the first time there are now more workers in america than when the president took off in january 2009. mitt romney says look at a different number. we learned it is 7.9%. that is 9 million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than what barack obama took off. >> reporter: hiring barely kept up with the population and 12 million people can not find a job. polls show americans think the economy and jobs are the major issues this time. back to you. >>> o
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Nov 7, 2012 7:00pm PST
last night and then swept most western states, pushing him to victory over mitt romney. before leaving chicago today, the president made a surprise visit to this campaign headquarters in that city. volunteers reportedly broke into applause when he arrived followed by smiles and tears. the president also called key congressional leader from both parties shortly after election. the congress remains divided with republicans keeping control of the house and democrats holding onto the senate. the president's victory ended up being a little bit more lobsided than expected. our janet is live tonight directly down, trying to count the numbers of the voters that pushed him over the top. >> reporter: as you can see here, they are packing it up at the san francisco democratic headquarters. today, we did find that exit polls showed that two key groups: minorities and the use vote for key in obama's reelection. democratic party staff and volunteers in san francisco were busy clearing the campaign office as the people came by searching for obama signs and taking pictures to remember this moment in
KICU
Nov 3, 2012 11:30pm PDT
romney crisscrossed the country in an all out sprint towards the finish line. >> we have almost forgotten what a real recovery looks like and what americans can achieve when we limit government instead of the limiting the dreams of our fellow americans and that is about to change. [ applause ] >> romney ended his day in colorado, but i started across the country in new hampshire and then appeared in iowa and ohio. polls show mitt romney and president obama running neck- and-neck. >> another $5 trillion tax cut that favors the wealthy, not changed. refusing to answer questions about details of your policies until after the election, that has definitely not changed. >> president had some star power, singer john mellencamp and kate walsh opened for him in iowa and singer katy perry appeared. >>> there were long lines of voters in the critical swing state in ohio. president obama's re-election campaign had gone to court to chala plan by ohio to cut back on early voting. supreme court denied ohio's request, handing a victory to democrats who believe early voting he helps themment
KICU
Nov 5, 2012 7:00pm PST
's a sprint to the finish. republican nominee mitt romney planned one last campaign stop before ending back in massachusetts where he was governor tomorrow night. the scene is already being set at the boston convention center where romney will either celebrate a win, concede or continue to wait. meantime president obama's campaign ends tomorrow in his adopted home toun of chicago where democratic volunteers made their final calls on the 2012 campaign. when all is said and done, the focus will be on swing states, and one in particular. reporter nicole collins reports on the candidates' final push for ohio and why it is so pif toll. >> thank you, ohio. what a welcome. thank you. >> oh. oh. >> battleground, ohio, it's 18 e lek trorl college votes and reputation for picking president haves the candidates clam moring for its undecided voters. >> america's got a choice to make. you in ohio, you've already been making the choice because you've got early vote. >> between vote campaigns, more than 40 visits in the last six months, and a combined $116 million on advertising, now they hope their inves
KICU
Nov 2, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. it is now down to the finish line today president obama and republican candidate mitt romney used the numbers to their favor. >> reporter: president obama and mitt romney see one number in two very different ways. just listen to their supporters chants. >> four more years, four more years, four more years. >> four more day, four more days, four more days. >> reporter: president obama and his running mate vice president joe biden focused on new jobs added to the economy. >> this morning we learned that companies hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> we created 5.4 million new sector jobs. >> reporter: there are now more workers in america than there were when the president took office in january of 2009. but that includes an increase in the number of people who can only find part time work. mitt romney says look at a different number. >> today we learned that it's actually 7.9% and that's 9 million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> reporter: hiring has barely kept up, and more th
KICU
Nov 1, 2012 7:00pm PDT
but the governor said today that he would never sign that bill. mitt romney is prom promising real change and bipartisanship if he's elected. >> i'm going to be with democrat, much more frequently than that, because we're going to have to work together. >> the former massachusetts governor held three campaign events in virginia today where polls show a very close race. whereas president obama returned to the campaign trail in benefits. >> he says that he's the candidate of change. well, let me tell you, wisconsin we know what change looks like. and what the governor is offering, sure ain't change. >> new york's mayor michael bloomberg endorsed president obama for election. the -- climate change. and criticized mitt romney's visiting stance on global warming. consumer confidence jumped last month to its highest level in five years. the conference board research group says that its confidence index rose just above 72, has given consumers a sunnier economic outlook. the index stood at 68 points in september. ninety points is considered a sign of a healthy economy. >>> that report combined wi
KICU
Nov 12, 2012 11:30pm PST
or more. so far no comment from the white house. >>> mitt romney's facebook page is losing a lot of its likes. romney's facebook page was losing 593 likes an hour and as of this morning, his page was losing more than 600 likes per hour. still romney is not exactly hurting for social media followers at last check his facebook page had over 12 million likes. >> there's still enough to time to have a successful holiday feeling. >>> they walked off the job more than a week ago. the one thing now providing hope for a resolution. >>> but up first, a >>> almost veterans and people currently in the armed forces were honored today in a homeless shelter in fairfield, mission solano currently shelters 50 veterans in a program hoping to help them transition back into society. >>> today state and local city law offices kept their doors closed in honor of veteran's day. jade hernandez spoke to a blue star mom who wants to remember veterans day is more than just a holiday. >> reporter: today pat soler came here from sfo as a military blue star mom she attended numerous events over the weekend in washi
KICU
Nov 4, 2012 11:30pm PST
, you want four more years like the last four years or do you want real change? >> meantime mitt romney branched out beyond swing states. promising to turn the blue state red on tuesday. more than 20,000 people waited for hours to see the gop nominee. obama is ahead of the keystone state by about five points. they launched television ads over the weekend. pennsylvania offering 20 electoral votes. >>> the vice presidential candidates also offered a choice. >> this is not your ordinary election. >> republican paul ryan campaigned in three states today drawing one of his biggest crowds ever. he criticized president obama for not meeting with republican candidates before. >> we have seen this movie before, massive tax cuts for tháeu. >> reporter: joe biden and his wife jill campaigned in ohio today. in addition to the economy, biden stressed his commitment to women's issues such as authoring the women's against violence act. >>> the outcome of this football game has been predicting the presidential election since 1940 with unusual accuracy. and coming up in just 10 minutes, what the red
KICU
Nov 28, 2012 11:30pm PST
mitt romney over for lunch. during his victory speech, the president said he would reach out to romney and consider some of his ideas talked about during the campaign. no media coverage is expected. >>> the president of mexico has a new job lined up after his john ends in february. he will become a fellow at the. >>> a big jackpot on the line. what we are just hearing from powerball officials about where winning tickets were sold. plus the demand in one city that's driving parking prices close to $100,000. >>> back here in just about ten minutes and i've got that latest model that will take us threw a bunch of rain. we'll have that back here in just a few. >> a new reward . >>> a former democratic campaign consultant contradicted of defrauding a number of high profile clients was sentenced today to eight years in federal prison. they call him the burnie madoff. he stole at least $7 million. her loss was $4.5 million. >>> a $50,000 reward is now being offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person who bombed two antilogging activists back in 1990. earth fi
KICU
Nov 28, 2012 7:00pm PST
said to look forward to talking with romney about how the two men can work together. >>> a lot of hopefuls in 42 states have less than an hour to get in on the record paul ball jackpot. injuries dreaming of the potential pay off. $550 million. that's more than half a billion dollars. now the odds of correctly matching the numbers are 1/175 million. california does not participate in the power ball lottery. >>> but for a good cause, the 90-year-old says she'll go on a date with the highest birder on an online auction benefits the fca. she's best known for her role. if it's a dramatic rescue effort that's yet to play out. the extreme lengths one bay area military group is going to save a sailor in desstress. you can call and a next week break in the stormy weather. chief meteorologist bill tells us -- depend if you're on the go or away from the tv quote- unquote you can still watch the web cast live on your computer, smartphone or tablet. get the app or go to ktvu. com. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quick
KICU
Nov 29, 2012 7:00pm PST
. >>> the white house has released this photo of the president and romney shaking hands. >>> over the strong objections of the united states, the u.n. voted to give rights to palestine. the united nations general assembly voted by a 2/3 majority to recognize the state of palestine. secretary of the state hillary clinton called vote counter productive. >>> a s.w.a.t. team surrounded the home of joseph francis quarry. officers rushed cory when he had come outside of his house to take in his dogs. >>> today actress lindsay lohan faces new charges. the 26-year-old faces third degree charges. showing you here lohan leaving the police station hidden under a jacket. lohan was charged for three misdemeanors in an accident where her porsche crashed. >>> the marin independent journey says a park will be built right next to city hall and would require demolition of an old building. the building would include a statute of yoda. they also call for a statute of indiana jones. >>> one of two winners will share a record $188 million power ball lottery. a missouri lottery official says they have confirmed t
KICU
Oct 31, 2012 11:30pm PDT
will. maureen naylor, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> republican nominee for president, mitt romney returned to campaigning today after suspending it for two days due to the deadly storm back east. >> we come with full hearts today, excited about the prospects ahead. we also have heavy hearts given the number of people below are in a time of great difficulty given the hurricane that has struck the mid-atlantic states of our country. >> at stops in florida, romney shied away from harsh criticism of president obama, because of the gravity of the storm and destruction. but the campaign kept up the attack with radio and television ads in swing states. >>> more californians than ever before are eligible to vote. 18million total. about 1.4 million new voters have registered. about half of them have done it online. the new voters are younger, and more liberal than the general voting population. >>> bedbugs, they are a travelers' nightmare. what you can do to protect yourself. >> i'm back here in just 10 minutes. showing rain now just moving into the south bay. how long does it last, how does how lo
KICU
Nov 1, 2012 11:30pm PDT
voters support president obama. while 48% say they're voting for his republican challenger mitt romney. >>> the candidates returned to the campaign trail this morning after several days off. >> right now we could be putting more people back to work now. fixing roads and bridges, making sure our schools are state of the art. >> reporter: the president is expected to travel nonstop until election day hitting the all important battleground states. he has set to return to ohio tomorrow. >> i'm going to reach across the aisle and meet with democrats who love america just like you love america, and there are good democrats like that. >> romney is expected to attend rallies in ohio and wisconsin tomorrow. >>> president obama received a big endorsement from new york city mayor michael bloomberg. he used this week's storm to highlight the president's warning about global warming. >>> the victim's wife says she still hasn't been allowed to see her husband's body. >> wilbur bartly's family shared photos and put out a plea. >> this is such a sad sad moment. not because of just what's been taken fr
KICU
Nov 8, 2012 11:30pm PST
political major voted for romney. >> i think in terms of financial the republican party has a good financial stands but fails to reach people. >> reporter: the party needs to find a new way to appeal to women and minorities. bill waland has worked on gubernatorial campaigns. >> romney did work among asian voters than he did among hispanic voters. it's a series of riddles that the republican party has disconnected so vastly. >> reporter: democrats secured the first supermajority in the legislature in decades. >> i think we need to do some soul searching. how we're doing as a party. >> reporter: from 36% of voters in 1996 to 29% this year. while the number of no party preference voters has almost doubled at the same time from 11% to 21%. >> reporter: the republican party right now is second tier status. >> i think there's a great future for the party. i don't think it was a bad night. i think what it was was an awakening. >> reporter: an awakening to reach out to more people and an opportunity to come back stronger. live in los altos, maureen naylor. >>> in just minutes, a race that is too clo
KICU
Nov 29, 2012 11:30pm PST
medicare over a decade. >>> former rivals president obama and governor romney spoke in private. and what they said remains in private. the white house did release a photo and reported that they had white turkey chili and south western chicken salad. when romney arrived, a man ran up to him and said something. secret service quickly ran up to him. >>> imagine running the equivalent of a marathon a day. patty lee shows us what inspired a 25-year-old san francisco woman to spend the past five months making this cross country journey. >>> it took four months, 3,200 miles and 12 pairs of running shoes to get here: but this morning kelsie harrison ran to and through marin county. she started the run in july in new york city. >> the run is in honor of my friend who passed away with lung cancer right after we graduated. >> reporter: costelo was diagnosed with lung cancer. the nonsmoking teammate never stopped believing. >> it's really hard thinking about why did it happen to her. but i think that that was the point. that it can happen to anyone. >> reporter: friend and teammate sidney ford is s
KICU
Nov 11, 2012 1:30am PST
was concilatory in his victory speech after defeated governer mitt romney...... a victory that was projected just 17 minutes after the polls closed in california. "depending on your views it was a mercifully quick election." pete haas is a political science prefessor who attended a party held by the master of public administration group...... he finds it strange how everything turned out. "it was interesting to see how things unfolded obviously president obama won relection which i think pleased most of the attendees." the attendees were a collection of grad and undergrad students who gathered at the saint claire hotel to witness american hior "america's never been about what can be donefor us it's about what can be done by us." the president of the mpa marlene gaucin was excited about the group hosting it's very first election party. "it's very excting this is the first year that this type of event has been done by this organization, we definitely appreciate the turnout." the next morning on campus some students were surprised at the margin of victory for obama........ and some weren't. "when i
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Nov 10, 2012 11:30pm PST
50% of the vote to mitt romney's 49.1%. that margin is large enough to avoid triggering an auto recounty and gives president obama a total of 332 eerector vote and victories in eight of the nine swing states. >>> just days after washington state voters to legalize marijuana, the law doesn't take effect until december, but officials in kings county say they are already living bit new rules. county prosecutor ys he is making sure is that current and pending misdemeanor marijuana possession cases are not left in legal limbo. >> we identified about 175 cases and decided to dismiss them today. >> also today the county sheriff's office announced it's no longer making minor marijuana arrests. >>> calling for an end to a controversial program. coming up in just 12 minutes, the push to end a federal program that targets immigrants. >>> new details are emerging about the fbi investigation that ended the career of cia director david petraeus. the cia was looking into a report by an unidentified woman that paula broadwell was sending her harassing e-mail. broadwell is an army reserve offi
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Nov 25, 2012 11:30pm PST
. the problem is the president of the united states who on -- in a debate with mitt romney said that he had said it was a terrorist attack, he hadn 't. >> rice has maintained she based her statements on protesters on cia intelligence available at the time. four americans including u.s. ambassador to libya chris stevens were killed. >>> police are making progress in recovering some 2 million donations made to the salvation early. police in toronto said earlier in the year they discovered a person had made off with donations of toys and good. tips led them to a trailer where they found toys and food. >> officers did find toys, personal items as well. items that were donated to the salvation army. >> the salvation army believes that the men were working inside. they have been overwhelmed with new donations. >>> survivors of super storm sandy are calling it -- to injury. >> how dare you kick us when we're down. you feel it in the gut. you feel it deep inside you it's such a wound. >> reporter: police say at least three homes were burglarized over the weekend. another 14 homes were burglarized earlie
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